COLUMBIA, Mo. — Mizzou baseball pitcher TJ Sikkema was named a 2019 Baseball America Second Team All-American on Monday.
Baseball America designated a 16-man First Team, 17-man Second Team and 17-man Third Team All-American squads this year.
This is Sikkema’s second All-America award this season, joining his Third Team honors by Collegiate Baseball on May 30.
The Tiger lefty is the program’s first individual to receive First, Second or Third Team All-America accolades in 10 years.
The postseason awards have just been piling up for Sikkema.
He started by achieving his Second Team All-SEC recognition on May 20, following the aforementioned All-America award by Collegiate Baseball.
The Dewitt, Iowa, native was selected in the First Round (38th overall) of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Yankees on June 3.
Sikkema was also recently named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) District 6 Player of the Year on June 7.
He had an impressive junior year at Mizzou, going 7-4 with a 1.32 ERA and 101 strikeouts in 88.2 innings pitched.
For his three-year career in Columbia, Missouri, Sikkema’s 258 strikeouts ranks sixth in program history.
For more information on the Mizzou baseball team, visit their website.
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